Michael's Winnipeg Jets Scrapbook (NHL)
Let's keep it at 4 goals per game for the rest of the season!
Welcome to Atlanta, Nik Antropov, Pavel Kubina,...
Welcome to Atlanta, Evander Kane!
Moose, Kovy, Kozy, Toby... This year I was really impressed with Hainsey -- his composure, teamwork, and skill. He is a keeper!
Why I am a fan:
Followed the team since the inaugural season
The point (Kovy to Sid after a goal)
Michael's Chelsea Scrapbook (Soccer)
This whole Gael Kakuta mess is a shame!
Welcome to Chelsea, Yury Zhirkov!!!
It's a f***** disgrace!
Why I am a fan:
Roman A. converted me. And I don't like any of the other big EPL teams anyhow
Walking by a bar in Singapore in my Chelsea shirt and noticing that every TV Set shows Chelsea game
Michael's Atlanta Braves Scrapbook (MLB)
Disappointing end of the season, but let's hope the next one will be better.
Welcome back, Tim Hudson!
The fighting spirit is waking up. It's going...
Big Three pitching (Glavine, Maddox, Smoltz)
Why I am a fan:
It was the first team I watched when I came to US and now, living in Atlanta, there is no other choice for me.
1995 World Series, game 6
Michael's CSKA Moscow Scrapbook (Soccer)
Michael's Felipe Massa Scrapbook (Formula One)
Michael's Maria Sharapova Scrapbook (Tennis)
Michael's Andre Agassi Scrapbook (Tennis)
Fans Michael Follows
Fans Following Michael
Disappointing end of the season, but...
Let's keep it at 4 goals per game for...
Thrashers are proving all the critics...
98% Complete Bio
I "survived" 2 Olympics: 1980 in Moscow, where I lived while still a kid and 1996 in Atlanta, where I was called up as a member of Georgia Army National Guard to provide security after the bomb blew up in the Centennial Olympic Park.
|Schools:||Moscow State University|
|Relationship Status:||Long Term Contract (Married)|
|Places I lived:||Moscow, Russia. Scranton, PA.|
|Greatest Moment in Sports:||Volkov's last minutes center of the court shot at 1988 Olympics to win Basketball goal against USA|
|Greatest Event in Sports:||Soccer World Cup|
|Greatest Athlete of All Time:||Wayne Gretsky|
|Greatest Coach of All Time:||Valery Lobanovsky|
|Most Fanatical Moment:||Went to Detroit - LA game while on a business trip in LA, leaving my team behind working all-nighter.|
|My Sports Superstitions:||Lucky clothes|
|Most Disappointing Sports Moments:||Medvedev losing to Agassi in 5 sets of French Open|
|Fantasy Sports I Play:||NHL|
|Sports I Play:||Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Video Games, Volleyball|
|Current Skill Level:||Defensive|
|Highest Organized Level:||Beer League Volleyball|
|Athletes I've Played With/Against:||None famous|
|Career Highlights:||Winners of the Beet League|
|Career Lowlights:||Injured arm on 5th minute of a soccer game|
|Sports Injuries:||Nothing serious|
|Games I Usually Attend:||Atlanta Thrashers|
|Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:||Atlanta Olympics. UEFA game in Moscow (Spartak -- Napoli, Spartak won on penalties), where Maradona played.|
|Sports People I've Met:||Alexi Lalas|
|Sports Figures from my Hometown:||Too many to name.|
|Most Prized Sports Possessions:||Collectible pins from Atlanta Olympics|
|Sports Trading Cards:||None|
|Athlete Autographs:||Sergej Litovchenko (Ukrainian soccer player)|
|Favorite Sports Collectibles:||Pins|
|Dream Sports Job:||Zamboni Operator ;) Not.|
|Favorite Sports Brands:||Oakley|
|Favorite Ballgame Foods:||Pizza|
|Beer of Choice:||Heineken|
|Hottest Athletes:||Maria Sharapova|
|Ugliest Athletes:||Wayne Rooney|
|Favorite Sports Announcers:||None|
|Least Favorite Sports Announcers:||None|
|Favorite Sports "Experts":||Don Cherry|
|Least Favorite Sports "Experts":||ESPN Hockey "Experts" -- they don't have any|
|Favorite Sports Movies:||Balls of fury|
|Favorite Sports Books:||Oleg Blokhin autobiography|
|Favorite Sports Websites:||CNN-SI, Atlantathrashers.com|
|Sports Video Games I Play:||EA NHL Series, EA FIFA Series|
|Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:||Passing like mad.|
|Favorite Sports Video Games:||Worldwide Soccer Manager series|
|Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:||Collecting egg-cups|
|Video Games:||Railroad Tycoon 3|
Teams Michael Hates
|Why I Hate Them:||They seem to prefer dirty style of play, that lacks finesse and speed -- the things that make hockey a beautiful game.|
|Players I Hate:||None added yet...|